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Department of Traffic and Transportation

Developing ideas for our future

Help shape the way we travel and the way we transport goods!
Welcome to the Department of Traffic and Transportation. 
For 25 years in the state capital of Thuringia, we have been training experts in the fields of traffic, transport and logistics and, since 2006, in railway engineering.
In our department, you can opt to study for an undergraduate Bachelor of Engineering degree or one of our consecutive Master's programs.
With us, you will learn all the important technical knowledge you need to be able to work on and solve the following problems in the future, such as:

  • Is electromobility the future?
  • What does "Mobility as a Service" mean and how is it put into practice?
  • Can in-house logistics go green thanks to digitalization?
  • How can the railways move even more goods off the roads and onto the rails?

Theory meets practice

Expertise alone is often not enough to find the right solutions to problems in our interconnected world.

For this reason, group work, projects, practical exercises in our labs, open debate and critical questioning are as firmly anchored in our degree programs as interdisciplinary work with other departments in order to understand their complex relationships to the full. This way, you will not only acquire the specialist knowledge you need but also the skills essential for working in the real world, such as:

  • solving complex problems
  • critical and analytical thinking
  • understanding of technical matters
  • logical reasoning and development of ideas
  • teamwork and leadership skills
  • active learning and the ability to form effective learning strategies

You can put the competencies you gain during your Bachelor's studies to the test in practical projects with industry partners in your work placement semester and Master's degree program. Quite often, our students already enter into employment contracts during these stages.

We look forward to welcoming you as a student in our department when you start your studies next year.

The program directors will be happy to answer any questions you may have about our degree courses. You will find their contact details on the website of the respective degree program.


Grit Albrecht

Secretary to Traffic and Transportation

Studierendensekretariat der Fachrichtung

+49 361 6700-6526wlv-t@fh-erfurt.de Altonaer Straße | 3.1.25
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christine Große

Office Hours

ab 12.12.2023
Dienstag 13.30 - 14.30 Uhr
(nach vorheriger Anmeldung per E-Mail)

Raum 3.2.31

Program Director: Bachelor Railway Engineering (both programs)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Raimo Michaelsen

+49 361 6700-6662raimo.michaelsen@fh-erfurt.de Altonaer Straße | Raum 4.2.05
Office Hours

Donnerstag 14 – 15 Uhr
(nach Voranmeldung per Mail)

Raum 4.2.05

Program Director: Master Traffic and Transportation

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Carsten Kühnel

Office Hours

Freitag 10 - 11 Uhr
(nach Voranmeldung per Mail)

Raum 4.2.04

Associate Dean for Research and Transfer

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Carsten Kühnel

Office Hours

Freitag 10 - 11 Uhr
(nach Voranmeldung per Mail)

Raum 4.2.04

Program Director: Bachelor Sustainable Mobility and Logistics

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Weidauer

Office Hours

Mittwoch 13 - 14 Uhr
(nach vorheriger Anmeldung per E-Mail)

Raum 4.2.03

Program Director: Master Material Flow and Logistics

Prof. Dr. Matthias Gather

Office Hours

Tuesdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
after prior arrangement by email

Raum 11.1.15